Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his coaching, gained over 30 years as a leader, executive, consultant, and entrepreneur. Building on a strong engineering and business management foundation, coupled with deep knowledge of human behavior and skill in developing individuals and teams, he helps organizational leaders and their teams develop the beliefs, knowledge, and skills needed to support each of their key business enablers, in turn producing the desired level of results and success.
As a business leader and general manager, Jim has managed high-growth businesses from early-stage firms to mature business units with revenues exceeding $150 million. As a sales executive, Jim led the account management teams for a global account with annual sales exceeding $100 million. As a business executive, Jim managed a complex post-merger integration project, positioning the acquired business to thrive in its new parent company. As a senior military leader and unit commander, Jim took failing units and brought them to full operational capability in minimum time.
As an entrepreneur, Jim leveraged masterful interpersonal skills and his technology and business foundation to establish and operate three successful consulting and executive coaching firms, and enable his clients to achieve personal growth, professional success, and business impact.
Jim has over 2,500 hours of coaching across a wide variety of industries. His client list includes; 7-Eleven, Bell Helicopter, Cisco Systems, The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Cornell University, Ericsson, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, MetLife, NEC, SAP, Southwest Airlines, University of North Texas, and the US Missile Defense Agency.